Dr. Jay Lee, MD
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Dr. Jay Lee, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Male

UCLA Thoracic Surgery Assocs 10833 Le Conte Ave # 64-128Chs, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Get Directions

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Dr. Lee specializes in Thoracic Surgery and practices in Los Angeles, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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      2.6 based on 5 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (5)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Lee's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (5)
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      He saved my life after a surgical accident not caused by him. I was near death when he went to work on me. I think he's brilliant.
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      Specialties

      • Thoracic Surgery

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Lee's Board Certifications

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      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cancer
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Empyema
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Tumors, Malignant
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Thrombosis
      • Thymomas
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
      • Esophagomyotomy
      • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hernia Repair
      • Lobectomy, Open
      • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
      • Lung Removal, Open
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Maze Procedure
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
      • Open Thymectomy
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Segmentectomy, Open
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

        No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University of California At Los Angeles

        Graduated in 1997

      • Internship Hospital
        Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center

        Completed in 1998

      • Residency Hospital
        Duke University Hospital

        Completed in 2004

        Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center

        Completed in 1999

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Brigham and Womens Hospital

        Completed in 2006

        Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

        Completed in 2001

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Lee's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Lee's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Lee

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients